British Transport Police has released photographs of jewellery worth £15,000 which is believed to have been stolen after a passenger left the items on board a Truro-bound train.

The passenger, a 39-year-old woman from London, travelled from London Paddington – Truro on the overnight sleeper service, arriving at Truro shortly after 7am on Saturday, April 19.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Dave Bailey, said: “When alighting at Truro, the victim inadvertently left her diamond ring and earring set in the sleeping berth she had stayed in on the overnight journey from London.

“The train was searched but there was no trace of the woman’s jewellery.

“I am appealing for anyone with any information about the theft, or there whereabouts of the items pictured, to come forward and contact BTP.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police on Freefone 0800 40 50 40, or text 61016.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

In all calls, please quote incident reference GSUB/B10 of 13/05/14.

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